Hooking up is generally viewed as temporary and even somewhat immature (one student mentioned in an interview that he would never, ever have a long-term relationship with a woman who had sex with him on the first date).
Once students graduate, they tend to return to a more traditional dating style of relationships.
Importantly, she shows us that the standards for young men and women are not as different as they used to be, as women talk about "friends with benefits" and "one and done" hook ups.
Breaking through many misconceptions about casual sex on college campuses, So I was craving a good sociology book, and I picked this one up after reading a review in a psych journal. It happens every weekend: In a haze of hormones and alcohol, groups of male and female college students meet at a frat party, a bar, or hanging out in a dorm room, and then hook up for an evening of sex first, questions later.
This is a very interesting study about how college students do relationships on campus.
Bogle bases her research in personal interviews with 76 students on two campuses.